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Maxim Crane Works Helps 101 Year Old Local Company Install a Copper Pot Still Doubler - Louisville, KY
October 23, 2014 – Maxim Crane Works installed a 46-foot high still tower made by Louisville-based Vendome Copper and Brass Works Inc. at Michter’s Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky. Filmed with several GoPro cameras and a drone, this video highlights the hoisting of the 46 foot column still dropped from over 100 foot height into a 54 foot high still tower building. Additional photos can be found at Louisville Business First.
June 26, 2014 – Maxim Crane Works was proud to be part of the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Centers’ fight against cancer at the Shell/Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Over 400 donators signed the flag to help support vital cancer research and patient care initiatives, taking the fight against cancer to a new level. The giant flag flew during the Grand Prix’s “Three-Day Festival of Speed,” June 27-29, 2014.
Maxim Crane today announced the appointment of Bryan Carlisle as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Carlisle was previously Maxim’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Carlisle has worked for Maxim and one of its predecessor companies for 33 years, having started out in his family’s Carlisle Crane business, which was acquired by Maxim in 1999. Prior to serving as COO, Mr. Carlisle was a senior vice president overseeing Maxim’s Midwest and Southeast regions and headed up the crawler crane and tower crane product lines for the entire company.
Maxim Crane Works have taken delivery of more than 30 New Rough Terrain Cranes already in Q1 of 2014 with several additional units in transit. The deliveries include products from Grove and Linkbelt and range in size from 50 to 130 ton in class.
Maxim Crane Works is recognized as the leading provider of cranes and lifting solutions required to meet the extremely demanding needs of safety oriented construction managers in the USA and has the most Stadium/crane related experience in the industry.
Maxim Crane Works is working with Turner Construction on the renovation and expansion of Nippert Stadium, home of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats. The renovation started in March 2014 and is expected to be completed March 2015. Maxim Crane Works has provided a Manitowoc 2250, Link-Belt 8065 Series II and a Grove RT880E and a crew consisting of multiple operators, oilers, engineers and safety professionals.
Over the past few years, Maxim Crane Works has completed stadium projects including: Marlins Park, Miami, FL; KFC Yum Center, Louisville, KY; Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN; University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ; Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA and Petco Park, San Diego, CA just to name a few. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for a complete list of stadiums projects.
With the placement of the last beam, PNC Plaza is 48 percent complete. About 2,200 PNC employees will move into the office tower at the end of 2015.
Maxim Crane is working with Clark Construction on the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC. Maxim Crane has two SK575 and two SK415 Peiner tower cranes on site working through 2015.
Maxim Crane, the largest crane rental company in the USA, has led the tower crane revival in the USA with the largest single tower crane project in the country today. The Brickell City Center Project in Miami currently has 11 tower cranes working in the same footprint along the coast in Florida. “Our sales team and engineers were able to provide a safe lifting solution that was a superior economic and logistical answer to the stringent requirements for a complex project like this”, said Matt Hyden, VP of the Tower Division of Maxim. “Our local sales team had the experience and expertise to partner with the customer to ensure that all of the coordination needed to move in, erect, climb and operate these cranes was perfectly orchestrated to meet the demands of such a critical path project”, said Frank Fioravanti, VP of the Florida Region.
“We have one of the largest tower crane fleets in the USA and continue to reinvest in our fleet and our team. We have already taken delivery of 6 more tower cranes since the beginning of 2014 and have increased our parts inventory by more than $3m since the end of last year. This means Maxim currently has the best and most readily available tower crane parts and service department in the Eastern USA” said Hyden. “We know our customers demand uptime and maximum utilization, so we placed a significant investment into our tower crane segment to reduce reliance from overseas manufacturers and suppliers by having the most critical components on hand at all times” he concluded. “We are looking forward to maintaining our position as one of the leading tower crane companies in the USA with focus on safety, people and our customers as we continue to invest in new products, and focus on customer relationships.”
In September of 2012, Maxim Crane Works was honored to be given the opportunity to showcase our skill and professionalism when we were chosen to perform the lift of the Space Shuttle Endeavor. Maxim Crane Works was selected by NASAs contractor, The United Space Alliance, to be the sole crane service provider for the unloading of The Space Shuttle Endeavor at Los Angeles LAX Airport in preparation for transport to its final resting place, The California Science Center.
Maxim Crane Works fleet contained the specific makes and models of cranes on NASAs short-list of cranes approved to perform this type of lift. Maxim Crane Works also possessed the crane service professionals capable of successfully executing this sophisticated lift.
Maxim Crane Works provided a Demag CC2800 and a Liebherr LTM 1250-6.1 and a crew consisting of multiple operators, oilers, engineers, safety professionals and operational vice presidents to flawlessly complete this historic lift.
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Maxim Crane Works was named
2012 Supplier of the Year
by Day & Zimmermann
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At Day & Zimmermann, we consider Maxim Crane Works a true business partner.…”Harold L. Yoh
Chairman and CEO, Day & Zimmermann